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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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6 Types of Exercises That Will Help You Get Faster

There's a saying in sports that speed kills. It kills anyone who doesn't have it. This holds true for any athletic event, whether its sprinting in a...

By: Chris Cooper

The Secret 6 a.m. Workouts That Propelled Tom Brady to His First Super Bowl Victory

Tom Brady's performance at the 2000 NFL Combine was horrendous. He ran a snail-like 5.28 in the 40-Yard Dash and recorded an abysmal 24.5-inch Vert...

By: Brandon Hall

Why Arm Drive Drills for Speed Training Aren't That Important

Many athletes and coaches tend to think that arm drive is the magic solution to sprint faster. It's not, although it does provide a strong secondary...

By: Travis Hansen

Improve Your Footwork With Tips From the Man With the World's Fastest Feet

Watching Luis Badillo Jr. move through a speed ladder looks fake. It seems impossible that a person can move with such speed and precision that you ha...

By: Andy Haley

How to Get Faster With Mini-Hurdle Drills

Mini-hurdle drills are one of the best tools for getting faster and more explosive. That is if they're done right. Too often athletes will do mini-...

By: Andy Haley

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STACK Sports Health: How Your Foot Should Strike the Ground When Running

Learn why where your foot strikes the ground is more important than how it strikes the ground.

Myles Garrett's Body Control Tennis Ball Drill

Ever wonder how Myles Garrett is able to beat offensive linemen around the corner so swiftly? He builds his elite body control and flexibility with this simple drill.

Band-Resisted Shuffle With Myles Garrett

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett performs Band-Resisted Shuffles.

Treston Decoud Builds Explosion With Single-Leg Band Jumps

NFL DB Treston Decoud uses this single-leg exercise to develop explosion and speed on the football field.

Improve Your Speed and Quickness With Treston Decoud's Single-Leg Hops

Take a page from this NFL DB and his performance coach by incorporating this plyometric drill into your speed workouts.